Air Conditioning Articles

Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Have Known

August 23, 2023
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Air conditioners have come a long way since they were first invented. Present-day AC units use 30 to 50 percent less electricity to create the same amount of cooling as their 1970s predecessors, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). Advances in the past 10 years have been significant. In fact, by switching out your decade-old AC, you could subtract 20 to 40 percent from your utility bill.

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SEER––What Does It Mean?

August 9, 2023
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SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. This universal rating system helps you determine the efficiency of your Michigan air conditioning (AC) unit or heat pump. 

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

July 31, 2023
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Sometimes, life moves incredibly fast. You could have sworn you just bought your air conditioner. But lately, it doesn’t seem to be working so well. You check the box and are shocked to find out you’ve had it for a decade. Where did the time go?

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your AC and Summer Energy Bill

June 19, 2023
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Our five simple tips for staying cool and using your air conditioner (AC) less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work?

April 20, 2023
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As a homeowner here in Michigan, it’s always a good idea to learn as much as you can about your appliances. That means knowing their basic operations, what features are included, and if any necessary upkeep is involved. Needless to say, this is no exception for your air conditioning (AC) unit.

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